By MATT STYPULKOSKI
La Liga and Copa Libertadores action highlights Thursday afternoon with multiple teams fighting for crucial points.
Athletic Bilbao and Valencia get the day started in a clash of top-half La Liga sides. While Athletic sits squarely in the middle of the table in eighth place, Valencia is in the midst of a battle for the fourth and final UEFA Champions League spot.
Entering the day, Valencia leads Sevilla on goal differential in the race for that final spot. Los Che also sit just four points behind third-place Atletico Madrid.
In South America, Estudiantes squares off against Atlético Nacional in the Copa Libertadores.
Estudiantes currently tops Group 7 on seven points. Atlético Nacional sits third in the group but is still very much in the mix, having earned five points with two matches remaining.
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Enjoy the action (Today’s TV schedule is after the jump):
2 p.m. – beIN Sports USA – Athletic Bilbao vs. Valencia
2:45 p.m. – Fox Soccer Plus – Queen of the South vs Rangers
4 p.m. – beIn Sports Connect – Elche vs. Getafe
4 p.m. – beIN Sports USA – Villarreal vs. Espanyol
6:30 p.m. – Fox Deportes – Estudiantes vs Atlético Nacional
8:45 p.m. – Fox Deportes – Wanderers vs Boca Juniors